Analyst Profile

John P Morency

John P Morency

Research VP

11 years at Gartner ,  43 years industry experience
Boston, MA USA

Roles and Responsibilities

John Morency is a Research Vice President who covers the implementation and management of software-defined data centers (SDDCs) and their impact on IT resilience. He also covers the implementation of IT resilience in both corporate data centers and public clouds.

Areas of Coverage

  • IT Operations


Previous Experience

Prior to his career in research, Mr. Morency spent 14 years in technical, marketing and IT industry consulting, managing a wide range of services that included total cost of ownership, network complexity and infrastructure consolidation analyses. In addition, he is a Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), was a member of the Emergency Management program at Boston University, and also served as the Training Committee chairperson for the Boston Chapter of the Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA).

Professional Background

Renaissance Worldwide, Vice President - Network Industry Practice, 5 years
Strategic Networks Consulting, Director - Network Management Practice, 2 years
Transitional Data Services, Principal, 5 years

Industry Awards/Accolades

Co-inventor, U.S. Patent No. 5,341,477, "Broker Services for Computer Network Service Selection," the first generation of server load balancing technology


B.S., magna cum laude, Mathematics and Computer Science, University of New Hampshire
Graduate work in Computer Science, Union College and Boston University
Management of International Organizations, Babson College